How I Met Your Mother
Ted's epic search for his soul mate is told largely through flashbacks, as an adult Ted recounts to his kids how he met their mother.
Via flashback, Ted recounts to his kids 25 years later the often-hilarious story of how he met -- and eventually married -- their mother.
Season 1 : Episode 1 22 minutesPilot
In 2029, Ted tells his children the story of how he met their mother, beginning back in 2005 with Marshall and Lily's engagement.
- 2Purple Giraffe
Season 1 : Episode 2 22 minutesPurple Giraffe
Ted throws a party in hopes of seeing Robin again, but when she doesn't show up, he throws another party ... and another.
- 3The Sweet Taste of Liberty
Season 1 : Episode 3 21 minutesThe Sweet Taste of Liberty
Barney's plan to meet girls at the airport backfires as he and Ted are picked up by airport security. Meanwhile, Lily gets jealous of Robin.
- 4Return of the Shirt
Season 1 : Episode 4 22 minutesReturn of the Shirt
Ted reconnects with an old flame and soon remembers why he dumped her in the first place. Barney pays Robin to say outrageous things on the air.
- 5Okay Awesome
Season 1 : Episode 5 22 minutesOkay Awesome
Robin, Ted and Barney go to a hot new club, leaving the engaged Marshall and Lily to a more adult, albeit boring, evening of wine tasting.
- 6The Slutty Pumpkin
Season 1 : Episode 6 22 minutesThe Slutty Pumpkin
Halloween high jinks are afoot as Ted makes his annual trek to the same lame party in search of a girl he met there years ago.
Season 1 : Episode 7 21 minutesMatchmaker
When Ted signs up with a matchmaking service, he learns that love is not a science. Marshall and Lily confront a creature living in the apartment.
- 8The Duel
Season 1 : Episode 8 22 minutesThe Duel
Lily moves in with Marshall and Ted, and when Ted suspects that he's being edged out of the apartment, he and Marshall decide to settle it like men.
- 9Belly Full of Turkey
Season 1 : Episode 9 22 minutesBelly Full of Turkey
Thanksgiving with Marshall's family is stressful because Lily thinks she may be pregnant. Robin, Barney and Ted spend the holiday volunteering.
- 10The Pineapple Incident
Season 1 : Episode 10 22 minutesThe Pineapple Incident
After an alcohol-induced blackout, Ted awakens to find a strange woman -- and a pineapple -- in his bed.
- 11The Limo
Season 1 : Episode 11 22 minutesThe Limo
New Year's Eve is a wild ride as Ted rents a limo for a night of party-hopping with the gang.
- 12The Wedding
Season 1 : Episode 12 21 minutesThe Wedding
Ted's romantic hopes are dashed when he invites Robin to a fancy wedding, only to discover that the bride-to-be won't allow him to bring a date.
- 13Drumroll, Please
Season 1 : Episode 13 22 minutesDrumroll, Please
Robin is emotionally torn when Ted meets an exciting new woman, Victoria, at the wedding. Afterward, though, he doesn't know how to contact her.
- 14Zip, Zip, Zip
Season 1 : Episode 14 22 minutesZip, Zip, Zip
Hiding in the bathroom, Marshall and Lily wait for Ted and Victoria to consummate their relationship, and Barney gets the wrong idea from Robin.
- 15Game Night
Season 1 : Episode 15 22 minutesGame Night
Marshall's game night leads to some startling and very embarrassing revelations.
Season 1 : Episode 16 22 minutesCupcake
Just as Ted and Victoria's relationship is beginning to flourish, she's offered a scholarship to a culinary institute in Germany.
- 17Life Among the Gorillas
Season 1 : Episode 17 22 minutesLife Among the Gorillas
With Victoria in Germany, Ted faces the pitfalls of long-distance relationships. Marshall has trouble fitting in at Barney's company.
- 18Nothing Good Ever Happens After 2 A.M.
Season 1 : Episode 18 21 minutesNothing Good Ever Happens After 2 A.M.
With Victoria on his mind, Ted has conflicted feelings when Robin invites him over for a late-night rendezvous.
- 19Mary the Paralegal
Season 1 : Episode 19 22 minutesMary the Paralegal
Ted needs a date to take to Robin's awards banquet, so Barney hooks him up with Mary, who may be a call girl.
- 20Best Prom Ever
Season 1 : Episode 20 21 minutesBest Prom Ever
With her wedding day fast approaching, Lily, along with Barney and Robin, crashes a high school prom to scope out a potential band for the reception.
Season 1 : Episode 21 22 minutesMilk
Ted is excited when a matchmaking service claims to have found his soul mate, but he postpones his date to help Lily, who has a surprising revelation.
- 22Come On
Season 1 : Episode 22 22 minutesCome On
Ted tries to stop Robin from going on a trip with her co-anchor, Sandy. Marshall gets upset when he finds out about Lily's fellowship interview.